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Guatemala - National Education Standards


US to Guatemala

World History, Era 4 (Expanding Zones of Exchange and Encounter), number 17--Understands the rise of centers of civilization in Mesoamerica and Andean South America in the 1st millennium CE

Grades 5-6: Understands the significant features of Mayan civilization

Grades 7-8: Understands the economic and agricultural elements of Mayan society, the social features of Mayan cultures, what art and architecture reveal about the early Mesoamerica societies.

Grades 9-12: Understands the way in which the Mayan world view and cultural life were portrayed, Mayan achievements in astronomy, mathematics, and the development of a calendar, urban planning in Mayan culture.


Guatemala Stay, Weeks 1 & 2, Mayan Civilization

World History, Era 4 (Expanding Zones of Exchange and Encounter), number 17--Understands the rise of centers of civilization in Mesoamerica and Andean South America in the 1st millennium CE

Grades 5-6: Understands the significant features of Mayan civilization

Grades 7-8: Understands the economic and agricultural elements of Mayan society, the social features of Mayan cultures, what art and architecture reveal about the early Mesoamerica societies.

Grades 9-12: Understands the way in which the Mayan world view and cultural life were portrayed, Mayan achievements in astronomy, mathematics, and the development of a calendar, urban planning in Mayan culture.


Guatemala Stay, Weeks 2 & 3, Traditional Guatemalan Life

World History, Era 8 (A Half-Century of Crisis and Achievement 1900- 1945) number 38 - Understands reform, revolution, and social change in the world economy of the early 20th century

Grades 9-12: Understands why European colonial territories and Latin American countries continued to maintain largely agricultural and mining economies in the early 20th century.

World History, Era 9 (The 20th Century Since 1945: Promises and Paradoxes) number 43 - Understands how post-World War II reconstruction occurred, new international power relations took shape, and colonial empires broke up

World History, Era 9 (A Half-Century of Crisis and Achievement 1900- 1945), number 35-Understands patterns of nationalism, state-building, and social reform in Europe and the Americas from 1830-1914.

Grades 7-8: Understands influences on the government structure in Latin America and Mexico (e.g. the advent of the caudillo ruler in Latin America, his supporters, the methods by which he maintained power)


Guatemala Stay, Weeks 4 & 5, Spanish Rule to US Control / Guatemala's Environment

Grades 9-12: Understands the impact of relations between the U.S. and the Soviet Union during the Cold War (e.g., the effects of United States and Soviet competition for influence or dominance upon such countries as ... Guatemala)


 
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